When Government is a Problem and not a Solution
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When Government is a Problem and not a Solution

For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. 2 Timothy 2:2 On the topic of prayer Paul instructs Timothy to pray for those in authority—pray for government and political leaders.  The culture of Paul’s day worshipped and prayed to leaders,...

God’s Grace Doesn’t Work
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God’s Grace Doesn’t Work

Grace. It’s a buzzword right now among Christians. Turn on the radio, re-watch Mikado’s multi-generational choir special from yesterday, or browse the shelves at your local Christian bookstore, and there it will be – the word grace. It’s one of the most common and comforting words in the Christian’s vocabulary, largely because of what it...

I’m Sick of Christianity
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I’m Sick of Christianity

I’m sick of Christianity. And I know enough about Christianity to make that claim. I was born into a Christian home, I grew up going to a good church and youth group, I attended summer camp, I spent five years in Bible college getting two academic degrees, and I’ve personally worked with multiple ministries all...

Should a Christian Participate in Halloween?
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Should a Christian Participate in Halloween?

  Of all the holidays celebrated in America, none is so controversial or hotly debated as Halloween! For many Christians Halloween is seen as Satan’s holiday – something every Christian should stay far away from. This opinion is certainly understandable. After all, Anton LaVey, founder of the Church of Satan said, “I’m glad that Christian...

Choose Wisely
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Choose Wisely

When our family goes on vacation, from time to time we will hit up a fast food restaurant so we can eat on the go. More often than not, I’m convinced that our family frustrates the person taking our orders due to the sheer multiplicity of options. When you contemplate all the brightly lit, high...

Irma-geddon, the Great Teacher
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Irma-geddon, the Great Teacher

Well doesn’t it feel good to have the lights back on and be able to use electricity!? I heard it called “Irma-geddon” yesterday at church. Irma-geddon came through loud and clear for a lot of us last week! If you’re like me, you’re sitting at your desk this morning trying to catch up on all...

Complete Obedience
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Complete Obedience

“And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord, and served Baalim: And they forsook the Lord God of their fathers, which brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the gods of the people that were round about them, and bowed themselves unto them, and...

Gird Up Your Mind
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Gird Up Your Mind

This morning I found myself meditating and thanking God for an amazing week of revival services with brother Morris Gleiser. This week I was challenged, encouraged and convicted many times; and I found my soul truly revived in the calling and expectations of my Heavenly Father. As I continued my personal study in God’s Word, I...

What is your Confession of Faith?
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What is your Confession of Faith?

The personal nature of Jesus made Him easily approachable.  His family, as well as His disciples, loved being with Jesus.  Crowds flocked to listen to Jesus share the transforming power of the Gospel!   His enemies were also intentional in their listening to the words of Jesus, yet their wicked motives were to find an accusation...

How to be a Good Friend
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How to be a Good Friend

When you think of God’s servant Job, no doubt you think of suffering. A man of extreme wealth who was blessed with a large family and respected in his community, Job literally lost everything – including his health! We all know that Job’s friends received a terrible report card for their theology. In fact, their...